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  1. 7th Annual Backcountry Film Festival Premieres 11-11-11

    by on 10-21-2011 at 01:18 PM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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    Are you the type of person who tunes your skis in September, anxiously awaiting that first big powder dump of the year? Do you leave your Yakima racks on your roof, not out of laziness, but as a visual reminder of what you have to look forward to come mid November? If the answer is yes, we have the film festival for you.

    The Winter Wildlands Alliance created the Backcountry Film Festival in 2005 to help emerging and established filmmakers share
  2. Thrill-Seekers: Top Five Spots for Winter Sport in North America

    by on 10-11-2011 at 09:00 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
    Whether you're a die-hard winter sports fanatic or just considering adding more thrills to your bucket list, here are our top destinations for winter adventure (in no particular order):

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    Snowboarding at Mammoth Mountain:
    According to World Snowboard Guide, Mammoth is universally considered one of the best places to go snowboarding in the U.S., hands down. Just a stone's throw from Yosemite National Park, Mammoth is loaded with award-winning terrain
  3. The Two-Tiered Survival Kit

    by on 08-08-2011 at 12:58 PM (Sierra Blogging Post)
    When you venture out into the wilderness or even just a local hiking trail, there's always a chance you could get lost or even stranded. This is the kind of scenario a survival kit is designed for, but it won't do you any good if you don't have one. Of course, there is no way of knowing exactly what you’ll need, so it’s a good idea to cover as many possibilities as you can. At the same time, space is never an unlimited resource. If you had to carry everything and the kitchen sink, that